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Van Gogh suffered delirium due to alcohol withdrawal after severing his ear, researchers say  — The California Sun

Vincent Van Gogh painted this self-portrait, 'Self-Portrait with Grey Felt Hat,' in the winter of 1887–88

Vincent Van Gogh suffered from bouts of delirium due to alcohol withdrawal while he was in hospital being treated for his severed ear, researchers say. On July 29, 1890, the 37-year-old Dutch painter died two days after shooting himself in the chest with a revolver. Van Gogh’s suicide came two years after he hacked off…

Van Gogh suffered delirium due to alcohol withdrawal after severing his ear, researchers say  — The California Sun
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